(GPV.V) Apr. 15, 2019 – GreenPower Motor Company Inc. reports that Green Commuter has ordered 100 EV Star All-Electric Min-eBuses. The 7.62-metre (25-foot) EV Star is available in executive and high-density seating configurations with an operational range of up to 241.4 kilometres (150 miles) on a single charge and is ideally suited for vanpooling, car sharing and shuttle services.
Green Commuter is an all-electric vanpool provider based in California that offers vanpooling, car sharing, shuttle service and fleet replacement. Currently, Green Commuter’s fleet is comprised entirely of electric vehicles that include Tesla Model X vehicles.
GreenPower presently has over 30 EV Stars in production with initial deliveries commencing in May. GreenPower will be ramping up production in order to deliver 10 EV Stars per month to Green Commuter starting this summer.
The EV Star seats up to 19 passengers and can be configured with either a Level 2 J-1772 or a CCS DC Fast combo charge system which allows for optimal flexibility in route planning for any duty cycle. EV Stars can be supplied with wheelchair lifts to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). GreenPower will be working with Green Commuter to install the charging infrastructure.
The EV Star is eligible for a base voucher of $90,000 from the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) and an additional voucher of $10,000 where the vehicle is operated in a disadvantaged community.
GreenPower designs, builds and distributes a full suite of high-floor and low-floor vehicles, including transit buses, school buses, shuttles, a cargo van and a double decker. GreenPower employs a clean-sheet design to manufacture all-electric buses that are purpose-built to be battery-powered with zero emissions. GreenPower integrates global suppliers for key components, such as Siemens or TM4 for the drive motors, Knorr for the brakes, ZF for the axles and Parker for the dash and control systems. This platform allows GreenPower to meet the specifications of various operators while providing standard parts for ease of maintenance and accessibility for warranty requirements.Disclaimer: ALWAYS DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH and consult with a licensed investment professional before making an investment. This communication should not be used as a basis for making any investment.